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Sun Oct 28, 2012, 11:27 AM

How the times have changed.. In 1978 my doctor tried to convince me to HAVE an abortion (Kansas)

I was pregnant with our 3rd, just 3 months after the 2nd, and I had a history of abruption with the first one.

His words to me.. I'll never forget them..

"This is not a very smart thing to do so soon after your 2nd C-section..with your history.. Let's take care of this right away"..

I declined..and 4 1/2 months later I had another abruption, and our 3rd son..we both survived, but my doctor convinced me to have a tubal ligation..

Two Code Blue deliveries in 5 years convinced me



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PDJane Oct 2012 #1
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Sun Oct 28, 2012, 11:35 AM

1. I should think.

I am acquainted with another woman who had twins. Three sets of twins, all boys, within 7 years. Her husband wanted a girl; after the last set of male twins, she had a tubal ligation on doctor's advice. If the health of the child or the mother is at risk, a doctor here will counsel an abortion, tubal ligations, et al. It's not a question here, at least at the moment. If Harper has his way, that may change.

A medical professional should be looking at the health of the mother and the child and what's best for both, not working under this mediaeval regime.

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Sun Oct 28, 2012, 11:52 AM

2. A friend's daughter

Just had her second baby within a year and had horrible pregnancies with both, was hospitalized many times for dehydration and had a PICC line installed the 2nd time for nutrition. I truly hope she or her husband have the sense to "get fixed" now because she may not survive another pregnancy. And enough sense to ignore their church (devout Catholics all).

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